Men's Track and Field Returns to Action
March 4, 2010
VILLANOVA, Pa. - After a week off from competition, the men's track and field squad will return to action this weekend with groups competing at the IC4A Championships in Boston, Mass. and at the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Ind.
Last time out, the Wildcats finished fourth in the team standings at the BIG EAST Conference Championships. Villanova will look to gain some NCAA qualifiers in the final weekend of competition before the infoor championships.
Junior Matt Gibney held on to his conference title in the mile run and the Wildcats had strong performances from sophomore Mat Mildenhall and junior Hugo Beamish who were second and third, respectively, in the 3,000m.
The men's 4x800m relay and distance medley relay won BIG EAST titles for Villanova with a strong group of runners competiting.
The Alex Wilson Invitaitonal begins Friday, March 5, while the IC4A Championships begin Saturday, March 6.